28th June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Brazil will host the 2019 Copa America football championship
  • A group of scientists recently succeeded in introduction of Sericulture in Poyen Village located in Kargil
  • At least 2186 nationals of Latvia have supported the idea that the country should leave the European Union
  • Zubaida Bai recently named among the 2016 Local SDG Pioneers, which is a part of the United Nations Global Compact
  • Founder of Titan Co Ltd Xerxes Sapur Desai died in June 2016
  • Sujoy Bose appointed as the CEO of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund in June 2016
  • Odisha launched Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana to Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 June 2016 launched Projects under the Smart Cities Mission in Pune for 20 Smart Cities
  • The history professor of Iceland Gudni Johannesson won Iceland’s presidential election by securing 39.1% of the vote
  • The Reserve Bank of India released the “Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision-2018” that aims at building a “less-cash” society by encouraging greater use of Electronic payments by all sections
  • Assam Government decided to set up a Special Protection Force for Kaziranga national park comprising 112 member
  • Sweden recently inaugurated world’s first electric road
  • BGR-34 anti-diabetic ayurvedic drug was released by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Uttar Pradesh declared that all natural calamities including unseasonal heavy rain, lightning, Loo and storm and others will be treated as state disaster
  • American Medical Association in its report claimed that excessive blue light emitted by light emitting diodes (LED) can adversely impact human health
  • The ambitious scheme to give security free LPG connection to BPL families under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojna (PMUY) was launched in Patna, Bihar
  • INS Sahyadri, Shakti and Kirch ships have reached Russia as part of effort to enhance maritime cooperation between the navies of both countries
  • Malaysia has appointed two women as judges of Islamic Shariah High Court for the first time in the history of the judiciary of the Muslim-majority country